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A safe space but not a soft landing: Observation needs for a warming world
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  • Kimberley Rain Miner,
  • Renato Kerches Braghiere,
  • Charles E. Miller,
  • Nicole -Jeanne Schlegel,
  • David Schimel
Kimberley Rain Miner
University of Maine

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Renato Kerches Braghiere
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Charles E. Miller
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Nicole -Jeanne Schlegel
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David Schimel
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Since 2007, the National Academy for Sciences Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) has recommended priorities for Earth Science research and investment every ten years. The Decadal Survey balances the continuation of essential climate variable time series against unmet measurement needs and new Earth Observations made possible by technological breakthroughs. The next survey (2027-2028, DS28) must anticipate the observational needs of the 2030s-2040s, a world increasingly dominated by climate extremes and a rapidly changing Earth system. Here, we identify the critical Earth Observation needs for a hotter, more extreme world where expect challenges in maintaining a safe operating space.
07 Dec 2023Submitted to ESS Open Archive
10 Dec 2023Published in ESS Open Archive